This beautiful apartment in the heart of Hong Kong celebrates the poetry of sun and shadow | 這個位處香港重心的美麗單位以晨光、光影交織而成
When a busy working professional and her partner decided to renovate their home, their brief for the design was simple – to create an oasis of calm where they could truly unwind and disconnect from their demanding jobs. Says the homeowner, “I wanted to create a space where people could feel at ease and relaxed whenever they enter and to make the most of the natural light.”
Having lived in the home as a tenant for four years before deciding to make it their own, the couple understood the space well and what decisions would work best for their lifestyle. While the design – where they envisioned an understated chic aesthetic with luxurious finishings – was important, the space also needed to be practical and implement sufficient storage solutions. They chose their contractor, Henley Consultant Ltd, because they understood the importance of processes and materials that fulfilled LEED certification requirements. They also worked with Liquid Design to conceive the overall aesthetic and colour palette of the three-bedroom, two-bathroom abode.
The homeowner admits that she is drawn to mid-century modern and Scandinavian interiors, and this is obvious as soon as you step into the home. Generous light floods the space and envelops you in vibrant warmth, uplifting the natural wooden floors and the neutral palette selected for the walls and furnishings. The works of design masters, including Arne Jacobsen, Charles and Ray Eames, Fritz Hansen and Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, have been chosen for the spacious living area to create
伴侶租住單位四年後最終決定購下物業，當然對空間認識甚深，更清楚了解怎樣的安排才最適合自己的生活方式。二人預視的低調豪華美學最為重要，故需要為單位打造實用有效的儲物方案。屋主們跟承建商Henley Consultant Ltd通力合作，對方更備受推崇，深明過程進度的重要性，所用物料更能符合LEED評分機制。另外，也跟Liquid Design合作構思整體設計和色彩運用，為這三房、兩浴室的家居想出美學方向。
屋主喜愛中世紀現代與北歐室內裝潢，如此喜好當你走進其住所一刻即能體現。取之不盡的天然光傾瀉而來，做就出一處暖意處處的天地，並以天然木地板、牆身和裝飾的中色組合結集而成。設計大師如Arne Jacobsen、Charles和Ray Eames、Fritz Hansen、Achille和Pier Giacomo Castiglioni等人的作品均獲精選，並放到這開揚寬敞的生活空間裡去，締造出豪華而舒適的氣氛，而Eero Saarinen的Tulip桌和椅就成了飯廳的時尚焦點。走在潮流之先的咖啡桌書籍、雕塑、裝飾品和綠色美景與傢具互相輝映，展現出屋主的獨特品味和愛好。她表示，連卡佛、colourliving和Ligne Roset是自己最愛在香港搜購家品和裝飾的最佳地點。